Please Help Me...

I'm John Gordon. I've been homeless and battling surviving the streets of Chattanooga, TN for the past year and a half after suffering an unexpected left leg amputation and total loss from a house fire. During the chaos that ensued afterward, I missed a random review of my Social Security Disability and the Adminstrative Law Judge terminated my benefits and health insurance in October, 2018. I filed numerous appeals and ultimately had to reapply from scratch. I retained Peter Murphy and Nancy Preslar as my attorneys and they have been great. Found out this past Friday that my new claim has been put on a conditional hold until sometime in February so that their staff physicians can evaluate the damage of a subarachnoid hemmorhage I suffered on November 8th did to my brain. I almost suffered stroke number 3 at the Wal-Mart on Gunbarrel Rd in Chattanooga late New Years Eve. Luckily, a Hamilton County Deputy Sheriff that I know personally was working door security, realized I wasn't quite right and called for Hamilton County EMS to take me to Erlanger East Hospital on Gunbarrel Rd. Been here in room 225 since then. I have tried to be proactive and remedy my very tough to do alone and sick plight, but I'm desperate and my pride is of no consequence to me right now. If I go back to this life of bouncing back and forth between motel, street and county hospital any longer, I won't make it. I'm fact, I wouldn't want to make it anyway. I'm asking for some temporary financial help. A dollar would be a tremendous blessing right now. This is the toughest thing I've ever encountered. Even harder than the loss of my sweet Mama and that just about killed me. Please help me! Love y'all. :-)

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John Gordon 
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Chattanooga, TN
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